RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoMS 3997
Extent178 ff.
DescriptionGuardbook containing miscellaneous papers, as follows:

ff. 1-16. 'About static medicine'. An English translation of the thesis submitted by Thomas Secker, afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, for the degree of doctor of medicine at the University of Leiden in 1721. The translation is by Judith Phillips. Typescript.

ff. 17-27. 'Memorial on behalf of the clergy and congregations in Scotland adhering to the doctrine and worship of the United Church of England and Ireland'. An appeal to the archbishops and bishops of the Church of England to bring under their superintendence certain congregations in Scotland which considered themselves incompatible with the Scottish Episcopal Church. Signed by the clergy and representatives of St. Thomas', Edinburgh, and eight other congregations. N.d., [watermark 1855].

ff. 28-64. Correspondence of William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury, with Revd. Norman Charles Stanley Motley and Revd. William David Watson, mainly concerning the Nails Movement. 1941-44.

ff. 65-70. Copies of letters between Archbishop William Temple and William Manning-Dacey, on economics and ethics. Nov. 1942. Typescript.

ff. 71-95. Obituaries, order of service and other papers relating to the funeral of Archbishop William Temple, from the papers of Revd. Norman C.S. Motley. 1944.

ff. 96-98. Three letters to Revd. Norman C.S. Motley, from Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1973.

ff. 99-129. 'The Church's most urgent priority in today's world'. The first McAndrew Memorial Lecture at Christ Church Cathedral, Hamilton, Ontario, by J.A.T. Robinson, Bishop of Woolwich. Autograph manuscript. 1982.

ff. 130-178. Letters from the Abbé Paul Couturier (1881-1953) to the Anglican contemplative writer Maisie Spens (d. 1994). The letters reflect the spirituality which underlay the pursuit of Anglican-Roman Catholic unity. With related printed items, and (f. 177) a group photograph including Paul Couturier (middle of front row). 1937-52.
PhysicalDescription340 x 260mm.
Acquisitionff. 17-27 found amongst books in the Library damaged by bombing in 1941.
ff. 28-98 papers transferred from the Church of England Record Office (Othona deposit) in 1991.
ff. 99-129 presented by McMaster University, 1995.
ff. 130-178 presented by Miss K.I. Millington, 1994.

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25Secker; Thomas (1693-1768); Archbishop of Canterbury1693-1768
13Temple; William (1881-1944); Archbishop of Canterbury1881-1944
11Ramsey; (Arthur) Michael (1904-1988); Baron Ramsey of Canterbury; Archbishop of Canterbury1904-1988
513Robinson; John Arthur Thomas (1919-1983); Suffragan Bishop of Woolwich1919-1983
NA2859University of Leiden
145Church of England; 1534-1534-
NA1288Church of Scotland
NA2861Watson; William David (fl 1934-1948); clergymanfl 1934-1948
NA2862Manning-Dacey; William (fl 1942)fl 1942
NA2860Motley; Norman Charles Stanley (fl 1929-1973); clergymanfl 1929-1973
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NA2495Couturier; Paul Irénée (1881-1953); Abbé and writer1881-1953
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